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During the operation

... common. Anesthesia. Anesthesia (an-es-THEE-zhuh) is the use of drugs
to make you unable to feel pain for a period of time. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/surgery/surgery-operation

Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and ...

... anesthesia [an-es-THEE- zhuh]), you will probably also see a doctor who
specializes in giving anesthesia, called an anesthesiologist (an-es-thee ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003022-pdf.pdf

How is non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed in children?

... If the node is near the skin surface, this is an operation that might be done
with either local anesthesia (numbing medicine used only at the biopsy ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphomainchildren/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-in-children-diagnosis

Glossary

... Anesthesia: the loss of feeling or sensation caused by drugs or gases. ...
Local or regional anesthesia numbs only a certain area. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastreconstructionaftermastectomy/breast-reconstruction-after-mastectomy-glossary

Surgery for breast cancer in men

... You will also meet with the anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist, the health
professional who will give you the anesthesia during your surgery. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancerinmen/detailedguide/breast-cancer-in-men-treating-surgery

How is uterine sarcoma diagnosed?

... This procedure is usually done with the patient awake, using local
anesthesia (numbing medicine). But if a polyp or mass ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/uterinesarcoma/detailedguide/uterine-sarcoma-diagnosis

Vacation

... is no reason that a patient should be denied acceptable anesthesia for a ... As
a result, Medicare will not cover the services of an anesthesiologist. ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2006/05/26/vacation.aspx

What is the procedure like?

... Is it usually done in an operating room? Usual type of anesthesia*. ... Anesthesia
is the use of drugs to make you not feel pain during a procedure. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/endoscopy/endoscopy-what-is-endoscopy-like

Surgery for gestational trophoblastic disease | American ...

... It is done in an operating room in a hospital or other type of surgical center.
Most often, general anesthesia is used (where you are asleep). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gestationaltrophoblasticdisease/detailedguide/gestational-trophoblastic-disease-treating-surgery

Planning and preparation for cancer surgery

... general anesthesia [an-es-THEE-zhuh]), you will probably also see a doctor
who specializes in giving anesthesia, called an anesthesiologist (an-es ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/surgery/surgery-plan-and-prep